What big game happened in Africa Election, coalition government for the first time!

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This time, the highest number of 70 parties are contesting the elections in South Africa. 2.78 crore voters will decide the fate of their candidates. The ruling African National Congress (ANC) in South Africa got about 43 percent votes in the general elections while the opposition Democratic Alliance got 26 percent votes.

Along with India, presidential elections were also held in South Africa. Here votes were cast for the general elections from 29 May. Voting has taken place in all the nine states of South Africa but this time the election is very different. It is being said that this will be the first time in 30 years that the biggest party there will not get a majority. Mandela’s African National Congress may miss the majority this time. There are 400 seats in the South African Parliament and any party needs 201 seats to form the government. If the ANC running the government does not get a majority after the election, then President Cyril Ramaphosa will have to get the support of other allied parties. In such a situation, this will be the first time when a coalition government will be formed in the country.

This time, the maximum number of 70 parties are in the electoral fray in South Africa. 2.78 crore voters will decide the fate of their candidates. The ruling African National Congress (ANC) in South Africa got about 43 percent votes in the general elections while the opposition Democratic Alliance got 26 percent votes. This information has come to light in the latest data of the counting of votes going on at 23 thousand polling centers in the country. The ANC has been the majority party in power and holds the presidency since South Africa ended its apartheid system of white minority control and established democracy in 1994. Here’s a guide to the key election in Africa’s most advanced country and why it could be complicated for parliament to choose a president this time around.

It was being speculated that the ANC led by President Cyril Ramaphosa could lose its majority for the first time since Nelson Mandela was elected 30 years ago. According to the results shared by the Electoral Commission at 11 am on Thursday, the ANC has got about 43 percent of the votes. The opposition Democratic Alliance got 26 percent of the votes and the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) party is in third place with about eight percent of the votes.

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